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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Alcorn; Benton; Calhoun; Chickasaw; Coahoma; DeSoto; Itawamba; Lafayette; Lee; Marshall; Monroe; Panola; Pontotoc; Prentiss; Quitman; Tallahatchie; Tate; Tippah; Tishomingo; Tunica; Union; Yalobusha

NWS Memphis (Western Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Northern Mississippi)

...Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flooding Possible Through Saturday Evening... .A warm front will lift north across the Mid-South through Friday. This front will interact with abundant moisture and several upper- level disturbances today through Saturday evening. As a result, the Mid-South will experience multiple rounds of heavy rainfall over the next several days. Another 2 to 4 inches of rain is expected, with isolated higher amounts. Heavy rainfall on top of already saturated ground and swollen rivers and creeks will likely cause additional flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of East Arkansas, North Mississippi, and West Tennessee, including the following areas, in East Arkansas, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Phillips, and St. Francis. In North Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha. In West Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McNairy, Shelby, and Tipton.

* From noon CST today through Saturday evening

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected across the watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as small streams.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bedford; Cannon; Cheatham; Clay; Coffee; Cumberland; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Giles; Grundy; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Sm

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday night through Saturday evening... .Another storm system will bring waves of heavy rain across Middle Tennessee starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. An additional 2-4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts are expected through Saturday night. Due to the recent excessive rain, soils are saturated and area rivers and creeks are full. Additional heavy rainfall will quickly cause flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Middle Tennessee, including the following areas, Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, and Wilson.

* From late tonight through Saturday night

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts is expected in the watch area.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. Low-lying and poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as creeks and streams.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Colbert; Cullman; DeKalb; Franklin; Jackson; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Limestone; Madison; Marshall; Morgan

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore.

* Through Friday afternoon

* Moderate to heavy rainfall will push across the region today, bringing up to 1 inch of rain, in addition to what has already fallen. A heavier band of rain is then expected to stall over the area late tonight and linger through the late morning hours on Friday. After a break in the heavier rain, a line of storms will move through the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Total rainfall amounts between now and Saturday night will be up to 3.5 inches.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood prone area. This Flood Watch may need to be extended into the weekend.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Colbert; Lauderdale

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama based on forecasts from the Tennessee Valley Authority... Tennessee River AT Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River AT Florence.

* Until Thursday February 28.

* At 8 AM Thursday the stage was 21.4 feet.

* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8 AM Thursday was 21.4 feet.

* Impact...At 21.5 feet...Water covers the parking lot of the Marina at McFarland Park...with extensive flooding occurring at the soccer fields and golf course within the park. Water is also beginning to cover the road that goes underneath U.S. Highways 43 and 72 at the new playground.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.7 feet on Dec 29 2015. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Florence 18.0 21.4 Thu 8 AM 22.1 22.2 22.4 22.8 23.1 Mon 6AM &&

Safety message... Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Interests along the Tennessee River should remain alert to rapidly changing river conditions, and stay tuned for later forecast updates from the Tennessee Valley Authority and the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Franklin; Lincoln

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Tennessee... Elk River above Fayetteville affecting Franklin and Lincoln Counties The Flood Warning continues for the Elk River above Fayetteville.

* until Saturday afternoon.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 18.3 feet and falling.

* Flood Stage is 17.5 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by early tomorrow evening. The river will fall below Flood Stage Saturday morning.

* Impact...At 20.7 feet...Flood waters reach the City Pumping Station in Fayetteville.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.9 feet on Mar 1 2018. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME ELK RIVER Fayetteville 17.5 18.3 Thu 7 AM 17.7 16.1 15.4 16.1 20.0 Fri 6 PM &&

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Franklin; Lincoln; Moore

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore.

* Through Friday afternoon

* Moderate to heavy rainfall will push across the region today, bringing up to 1 inch of rain, in addition to what has already fallen. A heavier band of rain is then expected to stall over the area late tonight and linger through the late morning hours on Friday. After a break in the heavier rain, a line of storms will move through the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Total rainfall amounts between now and Saturday night will be up to 3.5 inches.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood prone area. This Flood Watch may need to be extended into the weekend.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Giles

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Tennessee... Richland Creek Above Pulaski affecting Giles County . Richland Creek will remain in flood through early afternoon, then begin to fall. Richland Creek may flood again over the next few days with additional heavy rainfall expected. ...Flood Warning extended until 02/21 16:00...The Flood Warning continues for The Richland Creek Above Pulaski

* Until 4 PM today.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 20.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 20.4 feet today, then is forecast to fall below flood stage late this afternoon.

* At 20.0 feet...Portions of Vales Mill Rd between Chicken Creek Rd and the Highway 64 bypass become inundated and may be subject to closure

* At 16.0 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural land along the river begins &&

Avoid flooded areas along the river...And move personal belongings to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads as the depth of water may be too great to pass...Even in trucks or sport utility vehicles. If you come across a flooded road...Turn around don`t drown. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio or other local media for further information from the National Weather Service.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Giles

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama... Tennessee... Elk River Near Prospect affecting Limestone and Giles Counties . Recnet rainfall has caused the Elk River to reach flood stage. The Flood Warning continues for The Elk River Near Prospect

* From this morning until 02/22 09:45.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 24.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage this morning and continue rising to 26.5 feet today. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow.

* At 26.0 feet...Water completely floods Veto Rd near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge south of Route 273. It may be unsafe to pass and motorists should seek an alternate route.

* At 22.0 feet...Water completely inundates the TWRA boat launch parking lot near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge on Veto Rd. &&

Avoid flooded areas along the river...And move personal belongings to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads as the depth of water may be too great to pass...Even in trucks or sport utility vehicles. If you come across a flooded road...Turn around don`t drown. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio or other local media for further information from the National Weather Service.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Jackson; Madison; Marshall

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama... Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville affecting Jackson...Madison and Marshall Counties ...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate Severity...The Flood Warning continues for the Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville.

* until further notice.

* At 8 AM Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.

* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8 AM Thursday was 17.9 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by early Saturday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water is covering Alabama State Route 65 about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County Roads in Paint Rock Valley are flooded...including Jackson County Road 20.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet on Dec 29 2018. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME PAINT ROCK RIVER Woodville 15.0 17.9 Thu 8 AM 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.3 19.0 Sat 12 PM &&

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Lauderdale

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...The flood advisory continues for the Shoal Creek... Shoal Creek Near Iron City affecting Lauderdale and Lawrence Counties . Shoal Creek Near Iron City was under action stage Thursday morning and will continue to fall through Thursday night. Howevere, additional heavy rainfall is expected, so the Creek will rise again this weekend. The Flood Advisory is extended for The Shoal Creek Near Iron City

* Until Sunday evening.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 9.9 feet.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* Action stage is 10.0 feet.

* The river will drop below action stage today and tonight, but expected rainfall will cause the river rise again, to near 15.0 feet Saturday afternoon.

* At 14.0 feet...Flooding of low lying areas along Shoal Creek begins.

Stay tuned to noaa weather radio or other local media for further information from the National Weather Service.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lawrence

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama... Big Nance Creek AT Courtland affecting Lawrence County The Flood Warning continues for the Big Nance Creek AT Courtland.

* until Monday afternoon.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 19.5 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 14.0 feet.

* Major Flooding is occurring and Major Flooding is forecast.

* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7 AM Thursday was 19.5 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.0 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late Monday morning.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water is approaching homes south of downtown Courtland...with several streets impassible. Water reaches the underside of the bridge at Old Highway 20 in Courtland. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME BIG NANCE CREEK Courtland 14.0 19.5 Thu 7 AM 19.5 19.4 19.4 19.5 21.0 Sat 6 AM &&

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Limestone

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama... Tennessee... Elk River Near Prospect affecting Limestone and Giles Counties . Recnet rainfall has caused the Elk River to reach flood stage. The Flood Warning continues for The Elk River Near Prospect

* From this morning until 02/22 09:45.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 24.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage this morning and continue rising to 26.5 feet today. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow.

* At 26.0 feet...Water completely floods Veto Rd near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge south of Route 273. It may be unsafe to pass and motorists should seek an alternate route.

* At 22.0 feet...Water completely inundates the TWRA boat launch parking lot near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge on Veto Rd. &&

Avoid flooded areas along the river...And move personal belongings to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads as the depth of water may be too great to pass...Even in trucks or sport utility vehicles. If you come across a flooded road...Turn around don`t drown. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio or other local media for further information from the National Weather Service.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Madison

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama... Flint River at Brownsboro affecting Madison County The Flood Warning continues for the Flint River at Brownsboro.

* until Sunday evening.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 18.7 feet and falling.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.

* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7 AM Thursday was 20.6 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage early Sunday afternoon.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Backwater on a nearby tributary added to floodwaters from the Flint River both reach a small bridge on Brownsboro Road.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.7 feet on Mar 1 2018. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME FLINT RIVER Brownsboro 17.0 18.7 Thu 7 AM 18.7 18.6 18.9 19.2 20.0 Sat 12 AM &&

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Madison; Marshall; Morgan

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama based on forecasts from the Tennessee Valley Authority... Tennessee River AT Whitesburg affecting Madison...Marshall and Morgan Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River AT Whitesburg.

* Until Sunday evening.

* At 7 AM Thursday the stage was 17.8 feet.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7 AM Thursday was 17.8 feet.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...The entrance to the Ditto Landing area is underwater...along with much of the boat harbor. Several roads in northeastern Morgan County are underwater...and water is beginning to approach a home on River Loop Road in the Laceys Spring Community.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9 feet on Jul 11 2013. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Whitesburg 17.0 17.8 Thu 7 AM 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.6 18.7 Fri 12PM &&

Safety message... Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Interests along the Tennessee River should remain alert to rapidly changing river conditions, and stay tuned for later forecast updates from the Tennessee Valley Authority and the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


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